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Chicago White Sox: Chris Sale going through rough stretch

While the Chicago White Sox could not, and should not make an attempt to point fingers concerning exactly where things have gone wrong this year, a fan can’t help but notice Chris Sale’s name has not been in the win column since a game in Houston on July 2. Sunday afternoon in Miami didn’t get much better for the Chicago ace, giving up 5 runs off of eight hits throughout 6 2/3 innings. Sale wasn’t concerned ...

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White Sox stay quiet at trade deadline, and that’s OK

The non-waiver trade deadline came and went Monday afternoon and the White Sox did…nothing.  After weeks of speculation that the Sox might move one or both of their top pitchers, Chris Sale and Jose Quintana, the Sox did not find what they deemed to be a suitable offer on the table for either pitcher. Other names were also thrown about as possible trade candidates, including David Robertson, James Shields, ...

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Texas Rangers continue pursuit of Chris Sale with Joey Gallo?

The MLB Trade Deadline is just three days away as teams look to make that move that will help them get to October. One of the hottest names in all of baseball is right here in Chicago. Yep, Chris Sale. The rumors of the White Sox moving Sale at the deadline continue to swirl, as they are likely going to be sellers come August 1. While just about every contender is looking to make a move for Sale, one team c ...

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ESPN proposes wild deal involving Kyle Schwarber and Chris Sale

At this point, I am sure the idea is nothing but a thought, but what if? With the Aroldis Chapman deal, the Chicago Cubs made it official that anything less than a World Series championship this year would be considered failure. While the Chapman deal added some much-needed firepower to the bullpen, what better way to add insurance could you possibly create than adding a pitcher of Chris Sale's caliber to t ...

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Texas Rangers in hot pursuit after Chris Sale

The Chicago White Sox have made it known they are taking offers on ace Chris Sale and that it would probably take at least four or five top prospects in order to get the deal done. However, after a weird incident involving sale prior to Saturday's game, the White Sox ace could be on the move and the Texas Rangers could be a likely candidate. The deal would more than likely require Jurickson Profar and Joey ...

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Chris Sale cut up White Sox throwbacks and was sent home

Earlier we wrote on the Chicago White Sox sending ace pitcher Chris Sale home after a non-physical incident. Sale was scratched from Saturday's start against the Detroit Tigers and now we know why. According to Tommy Stokke, Sale was unhappy with the 1976 throwback uniforms the White Sox were scheduled to wear on Saturday. He was so upset, possibly with the collar, that he started to cut them off of every j ...

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Chris Sale scratched from start after incident prior to game

Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale will not pitch against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. And no, he wasn't traded. The White Sox announced that Sale was sent home by the team due to a pregame incident in the locker room. They did say that the altercation was NOT physical but did not give much detail. https://twitter.com/whitesox/status/756983172089384960 It's a weird situation all around as Sale has be ...

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White Sox not looking to move Sale despite “kings ransom” offer

Let's face it. The Chicago White Sox are an average team looking to squeak into the playoffs or at least be above .500 so that Jerry Reinsdorf can write the season up as a win. So to a degree, it would make sense to call the season for what it is (pretty much lost), look at the mostly barren minor league farm system and then plan for the future accordingly, which might include trading guys like Todd Frazier ...

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Where the White Sox stand at the break

Well here we are at the All-Star break and while they may not have taken the most traditional route to get there, the White Sox are about where I thought they would be. At present, they sit two games over the .500 mark at 45-43.  They came up one win short of the benchmark I set for them a few weeks ago of hitting the break at 46-42 by losing two of three at home to the lowly Braves to stumble into the brea ...

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MLB All-Star Game: Kris Bryant hits home run off of Chris Sale

It didn't take long for the Chicago Cubs to make an impact in the 2016 MLB All-Star Game. In fact, it was just the third hitter of the game. Cubs' third baseman Kris Bryant took Chicago White Sox ace pitcher Chris Sale deep on the first pitch he saw. Sale mowed down the first two hitters easily before facing Bryant. Yes. #MLBAllStarGame pic.twitter.com/51kTL1qDEO— Kris Bryant HR? (@Did_Bryant_HR) July ...

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